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A Night with Janis Joplin

Let’s all go to the Theatre! The Le Petite Theatre is hosting A Night With Janis Joplin May 13 through 29, 2022.

Like a comet that burns far too brightly to last, Janis Joplin exploded onto the music scene in 1967 and, almost overnight, became the queen of rock & roll. The unmistakable voice, filled with raw emotion and tinged with Southern Comfort, made her a must-see headliner from Monterey to Woodstock. Fueled by such unforgettable songs as “Me and Bobby McGee,” “Piece of My Heart,” “Mercedes Benz,” “Cry Baby” and “Summertime,” a remarkable cast and breakout performances, A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, written and directed by Randy Johnson, is a musical journey celebrating Janis and her biggest musical influences—icons like Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Odetta, Nina Simone and Bessie Smith, who inspired one of rock & roll’s greatest legends.

A Night with Janis Joplin Details

May 13th-29th, 2022

Le Petit Theatre

Runtime 2 hours and 25 minutes

Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Get your Tickets – HERE

A Night with Janis Joplin Cast

Leslie McDonal ……………….. Janis Joplin

Tawny Dolley ………………….. Etta/Chantel/Joplinaire/Dance Captain

Caitlyn Martin …………………. Blues Singer/Chantal/Joplinaire

Nattalyee Randall ……………. Aretha/Nina/Chantel/Joplinaire

Joanna Hale-McGill …………. Bessie/Odetta/Chantel/Joplinaire

Paige McNamara …………….. Janis alternate/Swing 

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